Last year my borage hosted a summer long bee party that lasted long into the fall. It was a spectacular event that increased my harvest of tomatoes and veggies. Since then I’ve kept my eye on borage to see the different
Living A Gardener’s Life ~ sharing flowers, herbs, vegetables, pollinators, small space gardens and more for the new and experienced gardener.
Coming Soon! Please check back…
An eclectic collection of garden resources I’ve enjoyed throughout the years. Consider this list a gift to YOU, my reader. These products & services work for me and I hope they work for you, too! But, please try them at
Herb Tips & Uses
I’m thrilled that just before the fireworks my garden is yielding a harvest. It’s been a cold, rainy season forcing my veggies and herbs to be ever-resilient. But just when I was feeling down and out about the season, I
Have you ever checked on your cilantro and thought all was good? It’s nicely green with tender thin leaves, but you know you’re tomatoes and peppers are weeks away from harvesting. You cross your fingers hoping the cilantro will still
Growing Herbs It’s always fun to chat it up with other gardeners. Tonight I had the extreme pleasure of talking with Adam Cortell and Bren Haas on the Garden Chatter Google Hangout. In less than 40 minutes our
Growing NOW Garden Tour 2015
Each week from Memorial Day through Labor Day we'll be virtually touring gardens from around the globe to see what real gardeners with real gardens are growing right NOW!
It’s with a huge grin that I welcome Sarah The Gardener as the final guest on the Growing NOW Garden Tour 2015. From May through September we’ve featured real gardeners and their real gardens on this virtual tour. Sixteen gardeners
I’m excited to welcome food, wine and garden enthusiast, Caroline Turben of Extravagant Gardens, to this week’s Growing NOW Garden Tour! I absolutely love Caroline’s elegant yet earthy approach to gardening and life. This week she’ll whisk you away from the mundane
This summer I experimented growing tomatoes in an African keyhole garden kit by Vita Gardens. I now have an abundance of ripening tomatoes and that was the goal! It’s been an enjoyable process, but with any new garden technique there’s always
What’s A Keyhole Water-Wise Garden? Back in March I posted that I’d be gardening with a keyhole this summer. You can see my keyhole in the above photo, a kit by Vita Gardens. It’s a 24″ raised bed made